Etisalat’s new CEO to manage local, int’l ops

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The Board of Directors of the Emirates Telecommunications Group Company, ‘Etisalat Group’, appointed Saleh Abdullah Al Abdooli as Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Group. With the restructuring, Al Abdooli will now manage the company’s international operations as well as the local UAE operations.
Al Abdooli has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunication sector and a career dotted with major accomplishments, most notably the successful establishment of Etisalat Misr in Egypt. His leadership years as CEO of Etisalat Misr was a great success story in the telecom industry and earned him a great reputation as leader of one of the best third entrants in mobile operation worldwide. He achieved remarkable results in the mature Egyptian market dominated by other telecom providers, gaining a strong foothold as one of the leading telecom companies in the country.
In addition to his newly appointed position as the Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Telecommunications Group Company (Etisalat Group), he is also the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Executive Committee for Etisalat Misr, Chairman of Etisalat Services Holding Company and Chairman of Thuraya. He was most recently appointed as Etisalat’s representative in Mobily’s Board of Directors.

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